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“A really excellent market catering to all tastes”
Review of Mercado del Olivar

Mercado del Olivar
Ranked #37 of 2,267 Restaurants in Palma de Mallorca
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed September 13, 2012

On the final day of a cruise on the Thomson Dream cruise liner we found ourselves with lots of time on our hands as our flight home was delayed by over 10 hours. As it was a lovely day we decided to spend some time in Palma. We took a bus to town and the point at which we got off was very close to the Mercat del Olivar. During the preceding week we had visited markets in Ajaccio, Livorno and Toulon but this one proved to be by far the best, not only through the range of stalls, but the freshness and quality of produce on sale. It being our last day before flying home we were able to buy some excellent cheese, meats (packaged) and spices to take home with us. British supermarkets should really hang their heads in shame for killing off so many similar markets in Britain.

We did not however eat in the restaurant in the market, this review is about the market itself.

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Reviewed August 30, 2012

Palma has taken a leaf out of the food market in Barcelona and now has plenty of stalls selling tasty food. Apart from the traditional tapas you can now eat sushi, oysters and freshly steamed mussels. ( and maybe a glass of cava ) then if you have a kitchen where you are staying spend £50 on a huge line cought seabass and bake it in a salt crust.

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Reviewed August 26, 2012

Worth a trip to see the fantastic selection of fish - even better than the markets in France. There's also loads of fruit & veg - wish we had markets like this in the UK

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Reviewed July 14, 2012

The market is quite an attraction with the meat, fish, fruit and vegetables on offer and the many places that serve high quality sushi, tapas, food, wine, cava etc. I would really recommend it, great for kids as well. We had some sushi served by Yosushi, but we could have had many meals in there.

1  Thank Stig G
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Reviewed June 13, 2012

Very nice, lots of selection just make sure you get there before 2:00 pm

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